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    Updated on Aug 25, 2020. Posted on Jun 12, 2012

    Will Cupcakes Fund NASA's Next Trip To Mars?

    NASA scientists around the country washed cars and sold baked goods in exchange for signatures on letters to Congress protesting President Obama's proposed 2013 budget, which would cut 21 percent from NASA's planetary science budget and 38 percent from its Mars projects. The cupcakes had appropriate names like "red planet" and "white dwarf."

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